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“Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life”

A major, major story from Erica Goode, the New York Times. A lawsuit yields insights into the psychological harms of holding prisoners in isolation for years, sometimes decades. Source: Solitary Confinement: Punished for Life Here is the Eighth Amendment to … Continue reading

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